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Aisha Buhari Targets To Save 3,277 Women, 30,711 Children Lives In 1-Yr

Aisha Buhari Targets To Save 3,277 Women, 30,711 Children Lives In 1-Yr

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari has called on the private sector to invest in Life saving interventions in order to save 3,277 women which constitute five percent that die yearly. The First Lady made the call yesterday at the Private sector advocacy meeting for investment in Reproductive, Maternal Newborn, Child, Adolescents Health and […]

How To Teach a Child to Argue Effectively

How To Teach a Child to Argue Effectively

In an era chock full of entertaining-yet-ineffective arguers shouting on cable news and reality television shows, teaching a child how to argue has never been more important. There are a lot of bad role models on our screen. And though some parents would prefer not to argue — or at minimum win arguments — with […]

How to Teach Kids to Value What They Have

How to Teach Kids to Value What They Have

Three-year-olds generally don’t show any particular interest in the care and maintenance of their possessions. Between gifts and items handed down from relatives, kids can easily be awash in a surplus of riches they don’t particularly appreciate, at least until they are lost or ruined. Teaching them to appreciate and value what they have can […]

Nigeria Ranked Number One With Highest Unimmunised Children

Nigeria Ranked Number One With Highest Unimmunised Children

UNICEF has raised an alarm about the threat that measles pose in Nigeria after the country was ranked number one with the highest children un-immunised against measles coming after India. In a presentation: “Overview of 2017/2018 measles follow-up SIA” at a media orientation for journalists in Lagos state, which held in Lagos on Monday, Dr. […]

Battling Sexual Violence In Nigeria

Battling Sexual Violence In Nigeria

I am not a fan of false equivalences, so I admit to not joining in conversations about why the #MeToo movement that is sweeping Western countries cannot or is not happening here. Still, my breath caught when I read the news of the two-year-old child who was sexually abused at the hands of a man […]

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These Things

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These Things

All kids have the ability to develop mental muscle. We just have to teach them how to exercise their minds. In my 15 years as a psychotherapist, I’ve seen how many of today’s common parenting habits are robbing kids of mental strength. Giving up those unhealthy habits takes strength on the part of the parents, […]

Region Focuses On Hostels To Address Early Pregnancies

Region Focuses On Hostels To Address Early Pregnancies

THE Kilimanjaro Regional Administration is planning to build hostels for female students in the area to address early pregnancies in its schools. The remark was made by the Kilimanjaro Regional Commissioner (RC), Ms Anna Mghwira while addressing the 38th Kilimanjaro Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) meeting that was held in Moshi recently. “The challenge of pregnancy […]

Powerful Ways to Mold Your Children Into Leaders

Powerful Ways to Mold Your Children Into Leaders

We all want our children to become leaders. We want them to be courageous, passionate and authentic. We want their actions to inspire other people to be their best. As parents and caretakers of children, their path to leadership is in our hands. We can model and teach the skills that will equip them to […]

Non-destructive Ways To Teach Your Child About Eating

Non-destructive Ways To Teach Your Child About Eating

Parents, teachers and community members can all agree – we want healthy, happy kids. Teachers have endless requirements and curriculum standards to meet, one of which is teaching students some of the basics of nutrition. But nutrition isn’t always as straightforward as one might think, especially with kids. Teaching children about nutrition is tricky. It’s […]

Ways To Make Your Children More Active

Ways To Make Your Children More Active

There is no getting away from it – our kids are becoming increasingly less active as technology continues to provide appealing alternatives to traditional play and activities. We all know the potential health effects not being active enough can have on our children, so let’s focus on some actionable ways to encourage our children to […]

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